Heat stroke and heat exhaustion prevention in the elderly

July 21, 2021

Caring for an elderly parent through summer’s intense heat requires special considerations. This is due largely to the potential for heat stroke and heat exhaustion, which affect adults over 65 more than most. Why? As we age, our bodies’ internal temperature regulation can decline.

If you have an elderly parent, check out this infographic to learn about the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke as well as what you can do to prevent them.